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Town of Putney Seeking Animal Control Officer

The Town of Putney seeks an Animal Control Officer to serve in an on-call capacity. This is an appointed position. There is a small stipend and mileage is reimbursed at the IRS rate. Training is offered periodically throughout the year and the appointed officer would be expected to attend.

The Officer investigates complaints pertaining to domestic animals (i.e. dogs running at large, unregistered dogs, bites, barking and cruelty reports). Required is the knowledge of local and state ordinances, skills in apprehension of animals without causing harm and the ability to interact thoughtfully and professionally with the public as an agent of the Town. The officer will issue tickets for violations.

This position requires a VT Driver’s License and availability to work during prescribed times.

Please send a letter of interest to the Town Manager, Cynthia Stoddard, PO Box 233, Putney, VT 05346. If you have any questions please call or stop by the Town Manager’s office, (802) 387-5862 x11.